Beryl (Var: Aquamarine)
Pack Rat Mine, Mt. Tule, Jacumba District, San Diego Co., California, USA
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A water-clear, gemmy and lustrous, doubly terminated, faint blue-green aquamarine crystal from the Pack Rat Mine, Jacumba District, San Diego County. The crystal has a distinctive interior refraction in the middle and the terminations are lightly coated with iron oxides. Ex. Irv Brown Collection. 22.6 carats or 4.5 grams.